How are My Teeth Too White?

I had to get a dental crown and my dentist seems completely unable to match the crown to my natural teeth. He told me he is using the whitest shade available and even showed me the guide. I did recently receive a spa treatment that included a Zoom Whitening package from a friend for my …

Luster Premium Home Whitening

I saw this advertisement for Luster Premium Home Whitening and looked it up. There are some reviews that says it whitened their teeth really fast. I wonder if you know if it is safe? Paula Dear Paula, I am very glad you wrote. After doing some research into this it appears to be a scam. …

Dental Implant Failure in 4 Days

I had four dental implants placed less than a week ago and I have already had two of them fail. I’m so frustrated. I’m guessing at this rate there is not much hope for the other two, right? Is there a way to fix this or am I going to be stuck with dentures? Morgan …

Teeth Whitening, Porcelain Veneers, and Invisalign

I’m trying to figure out what to do for my smile makeover. I want to do porcelain veneers, but my dentist wants me to do teeth whitening and Invisalign before getting the porcelain veneers. I thought the porcelain veneers could whiten my teeth and let them look straight, so why do I need the other …

Brown Spots on Teeth

I have had brown spots on my two front teeth since I was a little girl and my adult teeth came in. While my teeth are healthy, they don’t look that way because of those wretchedly ugly front teeth. I’m 23 years old and want a pretty smile. My dentist and I have tried a …

Can Crest Whitestrips Cause a Tooth to Need a Root Canal Treatment?

I had a tooth that had been knocked a bit backward and an oral surgeon helped get it back in place. After a while, it began to turn gray. I asked my dentist about whitening the tooth and he suggested I try Crest Whitestrips. I did, but after a week my tooth started to hurt. …

Groupon for Premium Home Whitening

I received a Groupon in the mail for a discount on Premium Home Whitening. I know a lot of these home whitening kits are little more than a scam. But, if this is a good deal I’ll probably get it. I’ve been thinking about whitening my teeth for some time. Isobel Dear Isobel, The good …

Whitening Before Getting a Crown

I’m getting a dental crown on a visible tooth and want to whiten my teeth before settling on the crown’s color. I’m having trouble getting information on a few things. As a result, I have a few questions. First, I need to know how many days to whiten? Then, how long each day? Finally, does …

Pain from Teeth Whitening

I’ve been having great success doing my teeth whitening at-home. The last two days, though, something has changed. I’ve had a sharp pain on and off which lasts for less than a minute. But, it is painful and is difficult to deal with. The tooth I’ve noticed it with has bonding on it due to …